A Creative Collaboration

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I recently assisted a dear friend of mine on an urban engagement shoot she did with this gorgeous, oh-so-cool, hipster couple who are just radiating love and joy. Michelle is a real up-and-coming wedding photographer to keep your eye on, you van view her site here – where she blogs about life and her passions, apart from photography, that is.

She had the idea of photographing this newly engaged couple in Cape Town, the city they love, just being who they are and allowing their love for one another and their city to really tell the story…

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She had asked me to bake her some treats to act as props and when I heard that she didn’t have an assistant I jumped at the opportunity to see her work her magic and be the camera/cake guard while she could focus on more important things like capturing the beautiful love between these two people.

I thought I’d share some of the gorgeous pictures she captured of my baked goods and just honour her as a mentor and friend. We have spent many hours chatting about our businesses and passions over the last few years , her photography and my food styling. So, this was such an awesome moment for me to see her in action.

Enjoy these beautiful images! Happy weekend everyone!


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  1. Beautiful shots, and what a stunning cake Nelleke! So proud of you 🙂
    Please put in a link to Michelle’s website.

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